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Pete Tamburro on

Published in Chess Puzzles

There are a whole bunch of ways to mate Black here, but it takes six moves.


From a game based on a casual game by Alekhine. Two of the more spectacular methods: 1.Qg4+ [Also 1.Qe5+ Qxe5 2.g4+ Bxg4 3.hxg4+ Kxg4 4.Nxe5#] 1...Bxg4 2.hxg4+ Kxg4 3.Nh2+ Kh5 4.Nf1+ Kg4 5.Be6+ Qxe6 6.f3#

 

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